So this past winter has seen the release of action films from a lot of the action starts, old and new. I did not expect The Last Stand to be the best of the bunch, but given that A Good Day to Die Hard was a huge bust and Stallone couldn’t quite land a Bullet [...]
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In 1993, Hong Kong film director John Woo made his American feature film debut with Hard Target, starring Jean-Claude Van Damme. That film is not very good as a whole, but the action is solid and one can see Woo’s signature style lurking beneath what is essentially a studio-produced action film, with a bit more [...]
Captured as a young bird from the wild, Blu (Jesse Eisenberg, The Social Network) is a domesticated spix macaw living thousands of miles away from his homeland, Brazil. When his human owner Linda (Leslie Mann,17 Again) discovers that he is the last male of his kind, they head south to Rio de Janeiro to meet the [...]
I Love You Phillip Morris may be one of the most unconventional love stories of all time. It could also be considered one of Jim Carrey’s most daring career moves of all time as well. You know, with the whole “gay” stigma out there in the world, a role like this taken by any other [...]
To be very matter-of-fact, I Love You Phillip Morris is based on a true story about a gay con artist who managed to escape prison many times and also fell in love with one of his fellow inmates, Phillip Morris. Despite its seemingly unique premise and presence of Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor in lead roles, the film has been bouncing around for a couple years, trying to find a U.S. distributor.